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COLLECTION — Box: unidentified Identifier: 61M-265

William James family collection

Summary

Probably materials removed from James books in Widener Library. Largely from books by William James and most are identified on slips. Includes account of conversation by Henry James on his Notes of a son a brother. Most letters are addressed to Henry James III (son of William James).

Dates

  • unknown

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Access requires permission of curator.

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 envelope)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Transfer from Widener Library, 1961.

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
William James family collection (61M-265): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04676

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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